Current: John S Dunn Sr Presidential Distinguished Chair in Biomedical Engineering, Houston Methodist Professor of Radiology, Neurosciences, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College Professor of Experimental Therapeutics, Neurosciences, and Medical Informatics, Texas A&M Health Sciences Center Experience: 30 years of experience in biomedical imaging and informatics. One of the original developers for hospital-integrated picture archiviing and communication system (PACS) while at UCSF in 90s. Headed integrated clinical product development for Philips Medical Systems and Electronic Brokerage Technology for Charles Schwab. Founded two institute-wide research centers, HCNR Center for Bioinformatics at Harvard Medical School and Functional and Molecular Imaging Center at Brigham and Women's Hospitals including their first cyclotron and PET/MRI research imaging facilities. Developed first VLSI MB DRAM chip while at Bell Labs in 80s.
Historic ACMI Biography
Regarding pioneering image informatics, bioinformatics, systems biology, and drug repositioning, Wong implemented the nation's first hospital-integrated picture archiving communication system (UCSF) and the largest radiology information system in Europe (Philips), pioneered high-content analysis for drug discovery (Harvard), and developed new informatics-based approaches for drug repositioning and image-guided therapy (Houston Methodist).
Fellows of AMIA (FAMIA)
FAMIA stands for “Fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association” and it recognizes the contributions and professional accomplishments of AMIA members who apply informatics skills and knowledge to their practice – be that in a clinical setting, a public or population health capacity, or as a clinical researcher.
The American College of Medical Informatics
ACMI is a college of elected Fellows from the U.S. and abroad who have made significant and sustained contributions to the field of medical informatics. It is the central body for a community of scholars and practitioners who are committed to advancing the informatics field.